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francisco, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> just moments before that outage, another problem for muni. a woman in a wheelchair was struck by a streetcar. we're told she's hospitalized at this hour with life- threatening injuries. the woman was hit near the intersection of church and market street. medics, firefighters, police and others used special tools to raise the train, and pull the woman out from under it. >> investigators are trying to determine exactly the cause. what led to her getting struck. >> the woman was snagged by the trolley, pulled out of her chair, and dragged for a block. the unidentified woman is now at san francisco general hospital. >>> in 12 minutes, a new twist for newny's central subway project. how plans for a new station, and plans to bury a piece of equipment are easing concerns in one neighborhood. >>> crews are working through the night to repair damage caused by a massive sinkhole. ktvu's noah walker is live on the scene to show us what's happening now. >> reporter: it's a not so silent night here in lafayette. there's a constant shuttle of heavy equipm
with ktvu's jade hernandez in east palo alto where crews try to shore up a levee that gave way, jade. >> reporter: the work continues tonight. this temporary levee hopes to hold the rain until the reconstruction project. but people are unsure with rain expected tomorrow. curtis and his wife left when they saw water bringing tires into yard washing away what was already there. >> we will go through this tomorrow again, you know. >> reporter: with the flood came flood insurance. >> if it does we'll just have to take off and leave again. we can't stay, we have to use common sense. >> reporter: earlier today we spoke to the executive director of joint powers authority. the regional agency made up of three cities and two counties takes care of flood control issues. >> the joint power authority has approved a project that will rebuild the whole levy system. >> reporter: it was easy to see where creek water boiled up on the other side pushing water into the neighborhood. east palo alto's new city manager said with more rain on the way crews needed to shore up and put sandbags down. >> we ex
years after his death, the case of oscar grant was back in court this morning. ktvu's brian flores joins us live from outside of the courthouse in san francisco to explain what was at stake. good afternoon, brian. >> reporter: hey, good afternoon, tori. well, what was at stake today was a civil case. but there was no decision made today here inside san francisco federal court. on the case of johannes mehserle and other officers involved in the shooting of oscar grant during a new year's party a few years ago. now, attorneys for anthony p. eroni and johannes mehserle argued they should be offered immunity because they argued the shooting was an accident. they also say it was tragic but there was reasonable actions by the officers to act the way they did. meanwhile, the attorneys for the victims and four others claim it was not an accident, that they were defenseless and should not be granted qualified immunity of the law. here's what both sides had to say. >> what it means is the simple fact that our rights have been violated. those young men are tie to us as a family -- are tied to us as
and a look at what's to come but we begin with ktvu's jade hernandez in east palo alto where crews try to shore up a levee that gave way, jade. >> reporter: the work continues tonight. this temporary levee hopes to hold the rain until the reconstruction project. but people are unsure with rain expected tomorrow. curtis and his wife left when they saw water bringing tires into yard washing away what was already there. >> we will go through this tomorrow again, you know. >> reporter: with the flood came flood insurance. >> if it does we'll just have to take off and leave again. we can't stay, we have to use common sense. >> reporter: earlier today we spoke to the executive director of joint powers authority. the regional agency made up of three cities and two counties takes care of flood control issues. >> the joint power authority has approved a project that will rebuild the whole levy system. >> reporter: it was easy to see where creek water boiled up on the other side pushing water into the neighborhood. east palo alto's new city manager said with more rain on the way crews needed to
you know what it dash this is the street -- what it is. -- is the offramp. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well, the victim of a hit and run in the south bay has died. it happened yesterday in san jose. ktvu's janine de la vega has been there since 4:30 this morning talking to people who say they know the dangers in the area. janine? >> reporter: well, dave this intersection quinnby road, the traffic is picking up. there are a lot of pedestrians in the area at that time when this happened. police say around 5:45 last night a man was crossing the intersection struck him and -- and was struck. his identify city not being released until his next of skin notified. police are looking for anyone who saw anything. police say it's disappointing that the driver acted so callous. >> it's sad that we have to -- you know, you have to obey the laws when you cross the street. obey the laws. >> reporter: we don't know if. victim was jaywalking or -- we don't know if the victim was jaywalking or was on the sidewalk. the speed limit on the road here is 40 miles an hour. we're waiting for a call
hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ahead, the procedural slipup that may have contributed to a crash sent three firefighters to the hospital. >>> police say a woman in a wheel share was injured when she was hit by a light rail vehicle at 5:45 at the intersection of market and church street. the extent of the injuries are not known. we do know traffic is affected in the area. we have a crew on the way. we will bring you more information during this newscast as it becomes available. >>> san francisco's new central subway hasn't even been built yet but it may already been headed a new direction. janet costiano has more. jena. >> reporter: i want to show you this construction site behind me. this is the hole where the machine will go into ground. the problem and controversy is how and when to get it out. and they have only two months to make a decision. the problem is the 40-foot diameter machine only going one way. officials had planned to make a hole along columbia bust to get the machine out of the ground. merchants have filed a lawsuit saying it would be too disruptive. >> we are concerne
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> a man walking to a liquor store was among four people shot near oakland's lake merritt. investigators recovered dozens of shell casings at two separate crime scenes. at 10:30, officers were called to east 18th street. three people in their 20s have been shot there. two men and a woman. meanwhile, a stray bullet had wounded an apparent innocent bystander, heading to a liquor store a few blocks away. all of the victims are recovering in the hospital this morning. coming up at 7:30 a live report on what kind of weapons police think were used in this attack. >>> 7:03. grab an umbrella. we have rain. more of it moving into the bay area, coming down pretty good causing problems all over the bay area. ktvu's brian flores is live near larkspur right there. i can see you're wet. coming down pretty good. >> reporter: yeah, probably about a couple of minutes ago, dave, the rain started pouring pretty good here. yeah, but steve's been talking about it all morning. we're not expecting huge rain amounts from this storm but the ground is saturated from the
. reporting live from campbell, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> oakland police are investigating an usual fire overnight that started in a stolen truck and then spread to a business. coming up at 7:30, lorraine blanco has reaction from the owner of the business, plus information on the damage from the fire. >>> 7:03. in less than two hours, at 8:45, this morning, president obama will announce a white house effort against gun violence. the president is putting vice president joe biden in charge of it. now, when the president flew to newtown, connecticut after the school shooting, he promised he would do what he could to keep it from happening again. now, ktvu will carry the president's announcement live right here on channel 2 so stay tuned. again, that's scheduled for 8:45 this morning. >>> it happening right now in washington, california senator bar bau broxer has called a news conference. this -- barbara boxer has called a news conference. she will be talking about new legislation she will be introducing to toughen security at schools. we're watching it live.
starts like now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello again everyone i'm heather holmes display day long search off the waters near vallejo has failed to turn up any sign of a missing man of the a coast guard search team and local law enforcement agencies combed the area near mare island. jade hernandez. >> reporter: vallejo police are in charge of this investigation and they have called off the search tonight and will reassess tomorrow if they crime scene back out to the water. i want it you to take a good look at this man's photo. he is 6'1, about 210 pounds with hazel eyes and has surgery scars on his forearm and chest. vallejo police immediately called the solano county dive rescue team after mattingly's son said he was last seen on mare island. first thing this morning his family contacted police. >> it has yet to be determined if anyone has fallen in the water, but in an abundance of caution we're trying to utilize all the resolutions that we have available to us here in solano county. >> reporter: that includes the vallejo police and f
. live in san leandro, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:03. san francisco police investigating a bizarre case that is now a homicide. a man and woman found bound and gagged right in the middle of the street. now the man has died. ktvu's allie rasmus live at the bayview police station. you have the latest information. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning, dave. there's still a lot of unanswered questions about how this happened. police are hoping more witnesses do come forward. they need the public's help with this case. it was around 8:30 last night when a resident called the police on brussels street. they saw a man and woman gagged in the middle of the street. the man was unconscious. the woman, semiconscious. the police weren't able to tell us if they were stabbed, shot or beaten. the man died from his injuries. one of the big questions is to figure out where this crime happened. did it occur where the couple were found or were they just dropped off there after they were assaulted. police canvassed the neighbor gathering information. and police are asking anyone wh
hydrant. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live on sandhill road with a look at the flooding and how traffic is being affected. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. well, actual iy, this intersection at sandhill and el camino just opened up about tree minutes ago -- three minutes ago. work crews were trying to work quickly to get this cleaned up because this road is used to get on 280. this whole area was flooded for the past five hours because a hydrant was shooting water into the air. here is a look at this guiser. officers say just before 1:00 a.m., the driver lost control and hit the fire hydrant and kept driving. police caught up with him and arrested him for suspected dui. it took several hours for public work crews to shut off the water because they had a hard time getting to the valve. >> at first, the guiser was about 50 feet high. it was a constant stream of water. it flooded the roadways where we stopped traffic going westbound and we had to block off eastbound traffic as well so the cars would not hydroplane or anything like that. >> reporter: th
to be paid. the cause of the fire is under investigation. reporting live in fremont lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now just about 6:03. overnight news just hours ago there was an earthquake off the southern california coast. it was a magnitude 6.3 it hit about 2:30 this morning. first report says there were two earthquakes within seconds of each other. now we are told there was only one. no tsunami tsunami warnings were issued and there is no warnings. >>> the company suspects some workers lied about completing the inspections that are required by state law. eight employees and 11 contract workers have been fired or suspended. pg&e has fired 48 additional inspectors and hope to have all the equipment checked by the end of the year. most of it is is in southern alameda county and the south bay. >>> two schools will reopen this morning that is after a high school teacher was threatened. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us now from cupertino with more on the new security measures that students will face when they head back to class today. >> reporter: pam, mont
for traffic. live in daly city, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> hours ago in hayward several people ran to escape flames at an abandoned pago t building. this happened about three hours ago off dixon and copperfield avenue. ktvu's tara moriarty is here now. you got there shortly after the fire started. you talked to some of the fire victims. what are they saying? >> reporter: right now, arson investigators are here on the scene -- scene are trying to figure out if this is the case. when a woman came downstairs early this morning, she said the living room was filled with smoke and flames. she and her son ran out. this is video from the hayward fire department. crews say that the top and bottom floors of the apartment unit off dixon street and they got here. firefighters were able to knock it out within ten minutes and prevent it from spreading to other people's homes. the woman who lives here told us that she heard a crashing sound. she believes this fire was done on purpose. >> she describes somebody threw something through the window, may have been a cockt
're live in green brain -- greenbrae this morning, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> rising creek waters flooded roadways an temporarily closed highway 101. it happened on the peninsula in a creek that overflowed its banks. janine de la vega is live at the creek to show us some of the damage. >> reporter: well, we're right here on the border of palo alto and east palo alto. this is highway 101 and the creek flows right underneath it and the water was so high last night that it was flashing up over and onto the freeway. this is video of that same area of what it looked like last night. water was flooding on 101, north of the embarcadero. the highway patrol was helping motorists with traffic breaks. the creek crested at university avenue and woodland. the water spilled over and into the entrance of the four seasons hotel. fire officials say even though there was not massive damage, they remain worried about the creek. >> we need to work on these holes in this levy. can't leave it like this especially since we're early in the winter and this is the second significan
problems this morning even though it's clear outside. we begin our storm coverage with ktvu's alex savidge. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of repair work to do out here. la fayette creek runs underneath this street. it flooded. that's us what caused the roadway to -- that's what caused the roadway to collapse. crews will be using this heavy equipment to execute the sinkhole created yesterday, dig debris out from the creek that overflowed yesterday. it was late in the afternoon on sunday, when the soil eroded and the pavement out here just gave way. utility lines that were impacted, a gas line had to be capped, and suerers created a -- sewers created a bypass. now, the cause of this collapse was a pipe that diverts creek water. neighbors told us they could hear it go. >> it sounded like a big thud. a big really, heavy -- it shook the ground. it was a big boom. >> reporter: so now the city is working on a long-term fix out here for this area, perhaps they will put in some sop find kind of -- some kind of a rack so they can catch a lot of the debris that tends to run down the creek when the
on the scene blocking off the fire. reporting live from campbell, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> we're back on stormwatch. more rain is moving in today. it will soak the already saturated soil. because we're getting wind, too, we could see trees topple over. rosemary is here with what we can expect today. >>> yes, good morning to you. the main event coming in this afternoon but already ahead of the main event, seeing some scattered showers. falling over parts of the north bay. shifting east. take a look at santa rosa. definitely moderate enough to actually hit the ground. the lighter returns we saw earlier this morning, now becoming heavier over winds ooh, santa rosa, glen ellen. if it's not hitting the ground in your area, it's priming the atmosphere to do so. pittsburg, antioch, clayton, walnut creek. mainly cloudy conditions overhead. now we're looking at rain clouds. the big system will be in time for the second half of your day, including moderate to heavy rain, winds and the possibility of isolated storms. i will break it down for you in a little
. >> complete bay area coverage starts right now. this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us december 18l1thl0, i am pam cook. >> steve is here, i don't need my umbrella this morning? >> well, frost advisories are out for tomorrow and a frost out for wednesday morning. it will be a chilly cold day and low 50s for many inland areas. here is sal. >>> we see slow traffic coming to the willow pass grade, no major problems and the commute looks good if you are driving south, let's go back to the desk. >>> they are cleaning up from a video store. tara moriarty is there so this is not an accident, correct? >> reporter: this was done on purpose. we were the first crews to arrive and we thought it might be an accident but no, it was deliberate. you can see crews have now board up the store. here is a dramatic look at the car parked inside the store and they smashed through in order to make a brazen burglary. the incident happened shortly before 4:00 a.m. this morning. it triggered the alarm and police arrived just after 4:00. police were running the license
there are running smoothly. we have a link on ktvu.com to track your flight just look under hot topics. >>> the storm today caused power line problems across the bay area tonight. thousands of people are still without electricity. according to pg & e more than 2,000 people are out of power in the north bay. 3,300 in the south bay. 390 on the peninsula and 340 in the east bay. >>> the rainy weather may have played a role in a number of accidents in the bay area. a crash in emeryville slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened right before the mcarthur maze. >>> four vehicles were involved in this crash. the road were wet at the time but the highway patrol has not said what exactly caused that pile up. >>> another multi car accident this one in oakland sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries. it happened just before 5:00 a.m. on northbound 880 near the 11th street exit. that accident involved a total of nine vehicles. >>> an officer is recovering after a driver slammed into his patrol car. the driver was responding to an accident in san leandro. the drivers that you see
starting right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on two. i'm dave clark. >> it's thursday, december 13th. san jose police say that there are some suspicious circumstances surrounding a woman's death. investigators found her body yesterday just a few blocks from the hp pavilion. we have been talking to police in and the coroner. . >> reporter: this case remains a mystery. we just won't have to many more answers until the autopsy is done this morning. someone passing by here looked under this bridge and saw a woman down on the ground here among the dirt and the trees. police say just after three yesterday afternoon they received several calls that a woman was laying face down in the guadalupe river. police confirmed she was dead there. were no obvious signs of trauma and it appeared she was recently deceased. they are investigating and are treating the case as suspicious. the coroner will determine an exact cause of death later on. people who work nearby gave me this reaction this morning. >> it's kind of a concern because i run a business here nea
the news starts right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >> it's friday, december 14th. a strong quake hit off the coast of southern california overnight. the 6.3 quake happened around 2:30 this morning. it was southwest of avalon california. two quakes with in seconds of each other were first reported but the usgs says now there was just one main quake. there was a 4.7 after shock and that hit 15 minutes after the 6.3 quake. no tsunami warning was issued. >>> the massive fire at a fremont machine shop remains a concern this morning for several hours yesterday thick black smoke came from the factory near interstate 680. we are at the plant where firefighters are still keeping guard this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the fire department was called back out early this morning to take care of a stubborn hot spot. later the fire marshall is expected to come out to investigate. you can see this morning what's vest a gutted office building and machine shop. the fir
bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. i'm brian flores. >> good morning. i'm claudine wong. we are back on storm watch this back here in the bay area there. have been several big downpours in the past few hours and mark joining us now to tell us what is happening now and what we can expect later today > >> the heaviest rain on live storm tracker 2. there is the live sweep showing you the current rainfall pattern and scatter around parts of the north bay. we will continue to show you this. just out toward san leandro. approaching san ramone, a few scattered rain showers, not to major for this part of the bay area. we will move the maps down closer to santa cruz, increasing rain closer to santa cruz and the south bay. you will seat yellows and reds flaring up. leafier rain, sunnyvale. all the areas, the yellows indicate the increase in the rainfall rates, also shifting the maps here, close in on fremont around stevenson boulevard and cherry street. especially the darker shades of green. they link up with heavier rain. with the down
. the lamborghini gallardo about to blast through the broadway tunnel in san francisco. found this video on ktvu. >> the sound is just amplified inside the tunnel. it's awesome. >> and it was posted on facebook. of course you might imagine san francisco police. but they are particularly interested in this video because it was posted by carl t. he posted this on his video page and made comments of we were drunk during this video. we hit speeds of 100 miles per hour. >> this is an officer of the law. >> yes. he also claims they stuffed three people into a two-seat lamborghini. >> that's bad. you always want to believe officers of the law know better than to do this, but you also have to wonder if because they are officers of the law they feel like maybe they can get away with something like this. can you imagine how many tickets you would get if sergeant t. was behind the wheel of his patrol car with a radar gun and you tried to do this. >> we spoke to the san francisco police department. they told us sergeant carl t. still has his job but an investigation is ongoing. he recanted some things on fa
with the weather. you can receive updates to the ktvu app on your mobile device or go to ktvu.com and look for the storm watch tab. we provide updates through facebook and twitter. >>> it's official. nudists have to keep their clothes on in san francisco. the board of supervisors passed the ban there afternoon. we were there as an unusual protest unfolded at city hall. >> reporter: that's right. the ban on public nudity passed its second and final vote. that led to yet another naked protest inside city hall. >> colleagues asked that we temporarily recess this meeting. >> nudists protested as san francisco supervisors gave their final approval to a ban on public nudity. the nudists are anticipating a court battle to restore what they see as their first amendment rights. >> we will continue fighting this no matter what it takes until this legislation is dead. >> one supervisor says he created the ordinance after years of complaints primarily from gay men living in the castro district. >> it will still be legal to be nude on a beach, to be nude at folsom street fair, bay to breakers, pride. >
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